- by Martin Kaba
- on Mon Sep 21, 2009
For Windows, Linux and Mac: I’m still trying to get the best out of my Opera 10 browser, cause i think its worth the pain :). Opera 10 is fast and stable on my Ubuntu
9.04 and there are times I prefer it to Firefox. Opera like Firefox can use scripts and setting-up scripts in Opera is equally easy like in Firefox, unfortunately they are very few Opera scripts out there. Good enough one of those rare Opera scripts is practically a Greasemonkey emulator known as “Emulate GM functions”.
How to install Greasemonkey userscripts on Opera: You need to download the scripts into your “opera-scripts folder. Use any other browser that is not Firefox, like Opera, move to the userscript page, hit “Install” and save the page making sure you do not modify the script extension for example auto_buffer_hd.user.js. If Opera is open, close it and re-open. Certainly not userscripts will work and if they do the results might differ from that of Firefox.
In the screenshot above I used the Nested Twitter Replies userscripts. I also tried some YouTube userscripts like YouTube Auto Buffer & Auto HD & Remove Ads and YouTube Enhancer script with discrete results.
I need to say the after a real “jam session” with user YouTube Enhancer script in Opera 10 the results are really satisfactory. The screenshot says it all. The outcome is just like what you’ll get with Firefox. The YouTube Auto Buffer & Auto HD & Remove Ads script also brings YouTube video clips buffering in Opera 10 browser.